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with mrs. johnson ahead of the curve. i verified the story. lisa said that this had been handed down through the family. there was even more information. so i was able to put her in the book and it was right at the end of my writing it. so i was really so glad to have rebekah baines johnson. then i did and ends chapter. there were two women that were part of the goodnight ranch and then, henrietta king, who again, a woman who then turned it into the productive entrepreneurs that they were and both of them, mollie goodnight and henrietta king started out in a mud hut a ranch is in the canon, one of the most beautiful places in texas, as many of you know. my last chapter was of the 20th century. and it's too great businesswoman. the most accurate man, emily austen, who is the richest woman in texas when she died in 1860. the next time she had really rich businesswomen. she took the first ferry to go back and forth. across the infiniti river and up the first time you could start to go out west from east texas. and then she eventually built this and she was a great investor and a wonderf
republican lisa mor cow sky spoke on the senate floor. here are their speeches starting with senator wyden. >> the domination of dr. earnest to head the department of energy is now the pending business here in the senate my colleague senator murkowski is here. we will take a short amount of time to discuss the doctor's qualifications. and i would urge colleagues on both sides of the aisle to support the nomination of dr. earnest to serve as a secretary of energy. in my view, the doctor is smart about energy policy. he's savvy about how the department of energy operations. and he's solution oriented. which is what democrats and republicans on the senate energy and natural resources committee to consider his nomination. i'm going to talk about why i believe he is well qualified to spare head our effort, evolve our country's energy system. to increase domestic sources, emit less carbon. first, i would like to talk for a few minutes about the job that the doctor will be stepping in to once he's concerned. right now the energy department is at the senator of issues that are hugely consequential
-span every day at 7:00 a.m. eastern. >>> thursday senator ron wyden and lisa murkowski spoke? favor of president obama's nominee to be the next energy secretary. their remarking from the senate floor are twenty minutes. my friend and colleague is here. we will take a short amount of time to discuss the doctor's qualifications. and i wouldue colleagues on both sides of the aisle to support the nomination of dr. earnest to serve as the secretary of energy. in my view, the doctor is smart about energy policy. he is savvy about how the department of energy operates. he's solution-oriented, which is what democrats and republicans on the senate energy and natural resources saw when he was before the committee to consider his nomination. i'm going to talk about why i believe the doctor is well qualified to spare head our effort, to evolve our country's energy system, to increase domestic source, emit less carbon and bolster our economy. first, i would like to talk for a few minutes about the job that the doctor will be stepping in to once he is concerned. right now the energy department is
perspective, four years ago when last confirmed administrator of the e.p.a., lisa jackson, was asked 157 questions during her nomination process. when congress convened in january, many of us, both veterans and newcomers, were concerned that this kind of obstructionism would persist in the new congress. we pushed hard for changes to the filibuster rules. we understood the passions on both sides of the issue and we listened to our colleagues. ultimately, the two sides reached a compromise, a compromise that many of us were concerned about. but it included a clear understanding that the democrats would not make substantial changes to the filibuster and, in return, the republicans would not abuse its use. but in the past three months, abuse has been piled on abuse. republicans have prevented votes on judges, on agency heads, and on administration secretaries. this is wrong republicans can vote is nothinge than obstructionism. blocking the business of government, the business of protecting people from cheating credit card companies or from mercury in the water or from unfair labor practices,
] spevak, he made earlier lisa on the role the books play in curating books one of the things i dislike about amazon and other on line places is their algorithm actually identifying what a good book is and there is a lot of the term crafty folks it turned claimed there are at bestseller and if you follow through its a place for writers to try to get recognized but unfortunately it's not a good way to have good literature actually recognized, so i'm wondering what your comments are in-app particular role and how you guys are fighting back against that? i know that shelf awareness is probably a leader in that and as panel leaders it's a great thing to have in relation to the question. see i will give a little plug for one of our newsletters which is shelf awareness for readers which comes out twice a week and it's geared towards consumers as opposed to what we started with which is at daily trade. some readers have 25 book reviews a week. we try to pick the best books that are coming out that week. and we have a lot of material about authors and we do interviews and have them do q&a's and
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